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    Pest Analysis Of Cement Industry In Pakistan

  • Pakistan gets nuclear pest control lab

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan can immensely benefit from a new laboratory opened by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to combat insect pests that spread disease and damage crop...

    Major crops like wheat, rice, sugarcane and cotton in Pakistan have come under pest attacks...

  • Cotton crop hit by severe pest attack

    ISLAMABAD: The cotton zone districts of Punjab have come under pest attack, and the agriculture department has advised growers to carry out pest scouting twice a week...

    According to officials of Punjab Agriculture Department, hot spots have been discovered in 11 cotton growing districts where growers have been advised to apply a new chemistry of pesticides before the pest attack reaches the level of economic loss...

  • GARDENING: ORGANIC PEST CONTROL TO THE RESCUE

    To be successful in this I need to know the exact procedure for making the chilli and garlic pest sprays that you sometimes mention...

    Can you guide us on some kind of biological pest control as we no longer feel happy using chemical interventions?A...

  • Fruit growers seek govt’s help after pest attack

    They said that if the pest attack was not contained immediately it would cause them financial losses worth millions of rupees...

    However, local farmers claimed that pest attack on the fruit produced larva which grew up into worms and started eating away the fruit before it was ripe...

  • What a pest!

    Q...

    Should one save the kernels / seeds of seasonal fruit for planting? If so, when should they be sown? If this is possible, I would like to encourage my friends to do the same so that we can plant a portion of a public park so that everyone can enjoy the results
  • Analysis: Nexus between sugar industry and politics

    Needless to say that everywhere from the most developed countries to the most ill-equipped emulators such as Pakistan all favours come at a price...

    The relationship between private business and politics is prevalent in Pakistan across major business interests and it cuts across political affiliation and ideology...

  • ANALYSIS: New player’s entry into aviation industry amid pandemic termed bold

    KARACHI: While the country’s three operational airlines have been taking cost-cutting measures against the backdrop of a crisis that the global aviation industry has been facing since the outbreak of coronavirus, the decision of AirSial to enter an already saturated market is being seen as a bold move that may give a tough time to competitors but will benefit the people...

    The market situation can be gauged from a recent report of the...

  • Cement industry poised for expansion

    The cement sector seems perfectly positioned in the current economic climate to benefit from the rising demand spawned from the public and private sector spending as well as the demand that will be generated as a result of CPEC...

  • Iranian cement harming local industry

    KARACHI: Manufa­ctu­rers claimed on Friday that smuggled Iranian cement, being sold at 40 per cent lower prices, was eating away the market share of domestically produced cement...

    Markets in areas adjacent to the border and coastal areas of Balochistan are flooded with Iranian cement which sells for much less than the Rs525-550 price of a 50kg bag of local cement, All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) said...

  • Expanding cement industry

    CEMENT players continue to enjoy increasing gross margins courtesy declining global coal prices...

    The price of coal — a key raw material for the industry — had declined by about 19pc year-over-year by end-FY15 and reached $60 per tonne...

  • Punjab’s cement industry to be regulated after three decades

    LAHORE: The unfettered cement industry in Punjab is once again being brought under the regulatory control of the provincial government after 29 years, allowing it to function and expand under a strictly monitored legal and administrative regime...

    The decision to once again regulate the cement industry was taken during a marathon meeting of a committee which was presided over by Chief Secretary Zahid Saeed two days ago at the Civil...

  • No gas for industry, CNG and cement sectors in Punjab, KP, other areas from Sept 13-15

    LAHORE: Gas supply to the general industry and its captive power (non-export), compressed natural gas (CNG) and cement sectors will remain suspended for three days in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other areas due to re-deployment of the Floating Storage and Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) at the Karachi port...

    The frequent gas supply suspension either due to shortage, dry-docking of the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) terminal or the...

  • Why can't the music industry be reinvented like the drama industry, asks Xulfi

    Over the span of the last one decade, Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan aka Xulfi remains to be one of the most vibrant and influential musicians of the current wave in Pakistan...

    However, the man who was behind popular bands like Fawad Khan-famed 'EP', Junaid Khan's 'Call' and saw their glory days is not very hopeful about the music scene until and unless it is recognised as a separate industry...

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